Artist Mentors

Los Angeles, CA
Theatre Of Hearts/Youth First

Theatre Of Hearts/Youth First is seeking new Artist Mentors!
Working artists who have 3-5 years of professional performing arts experience are needed to teach Artist-In-Residence programs in:
  • Hip Hop Dance
  • Theater/Drama
  • Creative Writing/Spoken Word
Each TOHYF residency program is custom-designed to align with the California Common Core and VAPA standards. Residencies typically consist of two-hour workshops conducted sequentially once or twice per week for 12-15 weeks, culminating in a Work-in-Progress presentation.
Please email a professional resume and include a link or sample of your professional work. Performing artists please send video links showing examples of your experience. Candidates should email cover letters, resumes and samples/links No calls, please. Bilingual and/or previous teaching experience a plus. TOHYF will review submissions and contact suitable candidates for an interview.
All Artists must provide their own transportation, a valid CA driver’s license, and proof of a negative TB test. You will also be required to obtain and pass a background check at an agency designated by TOHYF.
Theatre Of Hearts/Youth First (TOHYF) is a 501(c)3 community-based organization whose mission is to prevent and intervene in youth violence by involving underserved, low-income youth and their families in extended, high quality, standards-based, multidisciplinary fine arts educational workshops. TOHYF works with at-risk youth ages 4-18 at schools, probation facilities, and community-based sites in Los Angeles County and Orange County.  Since 1992, our Youth First Artist-In-Residence Program has successfully provided over 98,800 at-risk youth with a safe and positive environment that allows them the freedom of self-expression. By conducting arts workshops through TOHYF, professional artists will help underserved youth learn important skills that extend beyond the arts, including self-esteem, confidence, and critical thinking skills. Please see our website to learn more about our organization: TOHYF is an equal opportunity contractor.

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